Monthly Archives: May 2012

Columbine (Aguilegia)

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?SFUZF 25 May 2012 Columbine (Aguilegia) There are many different Columbine (Aquilegia)and they are very pretty. This plant was given to me three years ago. It thrives along the fence which is partially shaded in the late afternoon. It spreads … Continue reading

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Dame’s Rocket

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?CRFCP 24 May 2012 Dame’s Rocket (Hesperis matronalis) This wild, pretty, beautiful scented plant is considered invasive. At his time of year it is everywhere. It is not phlox. Phlox blossoms have five petals and Dame’s Rocket has four. It … Continue reading

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Almonds

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?QOBTF 20 May 2012 Almonds Almonds are are touted to be one of the most nutritious of all nuts.It was decided to add them to my daily diet, but discovered that raw they are not particularly pleasant to eat and … Continue reading

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Portulaca

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?RPGVD 18 May 2012 Portulaca A large flat of Portulaca, or moss rose, was planted in a bed. Plants grow at ground level and the flowers are of many colours. The appearance in a bed is most pleasing as opposed … Continue reading

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Bees on Forget-me-not plant

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?HOJHN 18 May 2012 Bees on Forget-me-not plant. Bees are few and far between in my garden. It came as a pleasant surprise to find many bees hovering around and visiting my bed of forget-me-not plants. Over the last six … Continue reading

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Transporting Rainwater.

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?SCEIG 17 May 2012 Transporting Water My yard is large and it is necessary to transport water from my four 45 gallon drums rainwater to the plant area. The rainwater is run into a 45 gallon drum and had dipped … Continue reading

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Rhubard

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?MDVUO 17 May 2012 Rhubarb The largest stalks from six rhubarb plants were pulled and processed. These plants are two years old since dividing, so few stalks will be taken this year. Since I do not use sugar or added … Continue reading

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Egg Plant

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?QETKB 15 May 2012 Egg Plant Four plants placed in the outdoor garden. These were purchased as seedlings in flats and placed in individual pots for about ten days to strengthen the roots. I have grown four plants for several … Continue reading

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Parsley

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?PZRPO 15 May 2012 Parsley Four plant were placed outdoors. This is touted to be a most nutritious herb. The plants were purchased and roots strengthened in the green house.The stems with leaves are picked as required during the Summer. … Continue reading

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Basil

http://www.durgan.org/URL/?CPZHJ 15 May 2012 Basil Four basil were planted in the garden. The plants were purchased in flats and individually placed in pots for about ten days to strengthen the root system. The lower leaves were removed prior to planting. … Continue reading

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